Re: Sources for study of amhn

From: Jeffrey B. Gibson (
Date: Fri Aug 07 1998 - 11:16:54 EDT

Darrell Jachim-Moore wrote:
> I'm in the process of determining a thesis topic for my M.A. and one
> suggestion I've received is to investigate the usage of amhn in the New
> Testament. While I've yet to research this heavily, the work I have done
> seems to indicate that such a specific focus has not been heavily treated
> by the scholars in recent years.
> Other than the OT and NT theological dictionaries (which of course also
> suggest a few sources), is anyone aware of any particularly strong efforts
> in this area? Any direction would be appreciated. Thanx.

To start you off, you might consult J. Jeremias' _New Testament
Theology: The Proclamation of Jesus_ (Scribners, 1971). His opening
section is on the characteristic speech of Jesus, and AMHN is a word
covered there (with some bibliography). But since this is now almost 30
years old, there is much more out there.


Jeffrey Gibson

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